Notice of Intent To Discontinue the Annual Publication of the Prices Paid Data, 20466 [2015-08785]

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NASS will continue to publish monthly Prices Paid Indexes. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: This notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to discontinue the publication of annual prices paid data. These data include prices paid for fuels, feed, seeds, fertilizer, machinery, and chemicals. These prices were published each year in the April SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:48 Apr 15, 2015 Jkt 235001 Agricultural Prices report. NASS will continue to collect data on prices paid by farmers and use those data to generate the monthly indexes published in the monthly Prices report. The Prices Paid surveys and publications are approved under OMB #0535–0003. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE R. Renee Picanso, Associate Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, (202) 720–4333, or through the NASS OMB Clearance Officer at ombofficer@ nass.usda.gov. AGENCY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Discontinuation of the Prices Paid Data found in the April 2015 Agricultural Prices publication. OMB Control Numbers: 0535–0003. Expiration Dates of Approval: May 31, 2016. Type of Request: To discontinue the publication of data from the Prices Paid Surveys. Abstract: The primary functions of the National Agricultural Statistics Service include the collection of data and the preparation and issuance of state and national estimates of crop and livestock production, disposition, prices, and environmental and economic factors. On March 11, 2015, NASS announced via agricultural news media, Prices report subscribers and its Web site that it would be modifying the Agricultural Prices program. www.nass.usda.gov/ Newsroom/Notices/03_11_2015a.asp. For more information about the NASS Prices program, visit: www.nass.usda.gov/Surveys/Guide_to_ NASS_Surveys/Prices/index.asp Agricultural farm input price data for 2014 and prior years are available at www.nass.usda.gov. Timeline: NASS will discontinue this information publication as of April 16, 2015. Authority: These data were collected under authority of 7 U.S.C. 2204(a) (General Duties of the Secretary of Agriculture). Individually identifiable data collected under this authority are governed by Section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 1985, 7 U.S.C. 2276, which requires USDA to afford strict confidentiality to non-aggregated data provided by respondents. Estimate of Burden: There will be no change in public reporting burden for this collection of information. Signed at Washington, DC, April 1, 2015. Joseph T. Reilly, Administrator. [FR Doc. 2015–08785 Filed 4–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–20–P PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Agricultural Statistics Service Notice of Intent To Request Revision and Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the intention of the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to request revision and extension of a currently approved information collection for Field Crops Production. Revision to burden hours will be needed due to changes in the size of the target population, sampling design, the combining of several smaller surveys, and/or changes in questionnaire length. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by June 15, 2015 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number 0535–0002, by any of the following methods: • Email: ombofficer@nass.usda.gov. Include docket number above in the subject line of the message. • Efax: (855) 838–6382. • Mail: Mail any paper, disk, or CD– ROM submissions to: David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250– 2024. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Hand deliver to: David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Room 5336 South Building, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250–2024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: R. Renee Picanso, Associate Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, (202) 720–4333. Copies of this information collection and related instructions can be obtained without charge from David Hancock, NASS Clearance Officer, at (202) 690–2388 or at ombofficer@ nass.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Field Crops Production. OMB Control Number: 0535–0002. Expiration Date of Approval: August 31, 2015. Type of Request: Intent to Seek Approval to Revise and Extend an Information Collection for 3 years. Abstract: The primary objective of the National Agricultural Statistics Service SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

National Agricultural Statistics Service


Notice of Intent To Discontinue the Annual Publication of the 
Prices Paid Data

AGENCY: National Agricultural Statistics Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice of intent to discontinue the annual publication of 
prices paid data in the April Prices report. NASS will continue to 
publish monthly Prices Paid Indexes.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the intention of the National 
Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to discontinue the publication 
of annual prices paid data. These data include prices paid for fuels, 
feed, seeds, fertilizer, machinery, and chemicals. These prices were 
published each year in the April Agricultural Prices report. NASS will 
continue to collect data on prices paid by farmers and use those data 
to generate the monthly indexes published in the monthly Prices report. 
The Prices Paid surveys and publications are approved under OMB #0535-
0003.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: R. Renee Picanso, Associate 
Administrator, National Agricultural Statistics Service, U.S. 
Department of Agriculture, (202) 720-4333, or through the NASS OMB 
Clearance Officer at ombofficer@nass.usda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Discontinuation of the Prices Paid Data found in the April 
2015 Agricultural Prices publication.
    OMB Control Numbers: 0535-0003.
    Expiration Dates of Approval: May 31, 2016.
    Type of Request: To discontinue the publication of data from the 
Prices Paid Surveys.
    Abstract: The primary functions of the National Agricultural 
Statistics Service include the collection of data and the preparation 
and issuance of state and national estimates of crop and livestock 
production, disposition, prices, and environmental and economic 
factors. On March 11, 2015, NASS announced via agricultural news media, 
Prices report subscribers and its Web site that it would be modifying 
the Agricultural Prices program. www.nass.usda.gov/Newsroom/Notices/03_11_2015a.asp.
    For more information about the NASS Prices program, visit: 
www.nass.usda.gov/Surveys/Guide_to_NASS_Surveys/Prices/index.asp
    Agricultural farm input price data for 2014 and prior years are 
available at www.nass.usda.gov.
    Timeline: NASS will discontinue this information publication as of 
April 16, 2015.
    Authority: These data were collected under authority of 7 U.S.C. 
2204(a) (General Duties of the Secretary of Agriculture). Individually 
identifiable data collected under this authority are governed by 
Section 1770 of the Food Security Act of 1985, 7 U.S.C. 2276, which 
requires USDA to afford strict confidentiality to non-aggregated data 
provided by respondents.
    Estimate of Burden: There will be no change in public reporting 
burden for this collection of information.

    Signed at Washington, DC, April 1, 2015.
Joseph T. Reilly,
Administrator.
[FR Doc. 2015-08785 Filed 4-15-15; 8:45 am]
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